Sergeant William Kirby is a Rifleman in Fireteam Bravo. He broke up with his girlfriend in order to join the Corps, as he felt that "it wasn't a choice, as much as a calling." He's no hero, nor is he a saint either. Kirby is part of the USMC fireteam unit, alongside other specialist members, such as the Scout, Auto Rifleman and Grenadier, in tactical shooter Operation Flashpoint: Red River
You learn more about Sergeant Kirby's views on the Tajikistan war in the third biography trailer from Codemasters. The first video
introduced you to Staff Sergeant Damien Knox, and the second video
introduced you to Corporal Ryan Balletto.
The video introduces Sergeant William Kirby and is cut with gameplay footage showing the Marines in action in Tajikistan. Kirby assesses the reality of war on the ground, as the insurgents become "desperate for blood" and the Chinese enter the conflict with all the makings of a "wild west showdown." The video shows Marines assaulting dug-in Chinese positions at close-quarters and the threat of PLA armour and air-support — a contrasting tactical challenge from insurgent guerrilla warfare.
Operation Flashpoint: Red River
is due to be released on April 21st, 2011 in Europe and Australia, and on April 26th in North America.